The Press: Powerless Press

So as we labor to present our last farewell edition, We say, God help the Government, God bless the Opposition.

Britain's socialist New Statesman and Nation spoke so frigidly last week because it had just been left in the cold. It was one of Britain's five influential highbrow weeklies to become a casualty of the fuel crisis (see FOREIGN NEWS). The Government had grimly ordered the press to cut down on the use of power; and the press's own powerful proprietors' association ruled that all periodicals (but no daily or weekly newspapers) must...

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